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   Posted 3/19/2008 6:21 PM (GMT -6)   
oh my wow. i am so scared because i was just admitted to the hospital.. im siting in the bed right now and i was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. they are thinking about sending me home tomorrow but they have to make sure there is no blood at all in my stool and i like cant go! i am soo mad because i was like going twice a day otherwise and now i cant and they might not let me go home if i cant! please help i am so scared im sick of this place.. been here since last friday!

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   Posted 3/19/2008 6:40 PM (GMT -6)   
I am so sorry. I sure hope you can go, I have the other problem of going all the time. Are you eating? Maybe the stress of just being diagnosed and having to be stuck in the hospital are binding you up. I know it is hard, but try to relax and see what happens. I will pray for your release and that you feel better soon. Good luck.
diagnosed with left-sided UC in 1997.
Currently on 10mg Prednisone
12 caps of colazal
rowasa enema nightly
35 years old, white, female

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   Posted 3/19/2008 6:48 PM (GMT -6)   
Welcome to the site! I am so sorry you are having a tough time. What meds do they have you on?
Tabitha (Tab)

100mg Azathioprine, 2 Fibercon, Colazal-9 a day, Acidopholis Pearls, Nexium
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   Posted 3/19/2008 8:44 PM (GMT -6)   
They have me on Colozol or however you're supposed to spell it, and they give me steroid IV every like 6 hours.

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   Posted 3/19/2008 10:33 PM (GMT -6)   
Did you have a colonoscopy? If so, sometimes it takes a couple of days for food to work its way back through the system again. Also be sure you're eating. Hospital food isn't usually the best, but if you don't put anything in, nothing will come out.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Asacol, Rowasa, Pentasa, Prednisone, Entocort, Azathioprine
Colazal,  Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri.
In remission since April, 2006. Remicade has been my wonder drug.
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   Posted 3/27/2008 9:12 AM (GMT -6)   
So sorry you are sick and scared but you have to tell the Dr. or nurse you are not going. If they release you and you are still having problems then you are not going to feel any better. Make them work with your problem winkerblink, thats what you are there for. Dont try to medicate yourself. O d lots of research for yourself too. Dont be like me and depend on Drs. to know proper treatment. Good luck.
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